Porsche 911 2001 (996) 3.6L Workshop Manual

This comprehensive Porsche 911 2001 (996) 3.6L Workshop Manual provides owners and technicians with the knowledge and guidance needed to maintain and repair their vehicles.

Key Features and Benefits:

  • Step-by-step instructions for servicing and repairing various systems, including the engine, transmission, suspension, brakes, and electrical system.
  • Detailed diagrams, illustrations, and schematics that visually depict the various components and systems, aiding in troubleshooting and part identification.
  • Important specifications and measurements, such as torque values, fluid capacities, and tire pressures, to ensure accurate and efficient repairs.
  • Tailored specifically for the Porsche 911 2001 (996) 3.6L, catering to its unique characteristics and requirements.
  • Empowers users to perform repairs themselves, saving time and money while gaining a deeper understanding of their vehicle.

Technical Specifications and Details:


  • 3.6L flat-6 SOHC gasoline engine


  • Manual transmission
  • Automatic transmission (optional)


  • Rear-wheel drive


  • Front: Independent MacPherson strut suspension
  • Rear: Multi-link suspension


  • Front: Disc brakes
  • Rear: Disc brakes

Wheels and Tires:

  • Standard: 18-inch alloy wheels with 225/40ZR18 tires

Maintenance and Repair Information:

Oil Change:

  • Recommended oil: Porsche-approved 0W-40 motor oil
  • Oil capacity: 9 quarts
  • Oil change interval: 7,500 miles or 1 year

Spark Plugs:

  • Recommended spark plugs: Bosch FR7LDC+ or equivalent
  • Gap: 0.032 inches
  • Replacement interval: 30,000 miles

Timing Belt:

  • Replacement interval: 60,000 miles


  • Recommended coolant: Porsche-approved G12 antifreeze
  • Coolant capacity: 12 quarts
  • Replacement interval: 2 years or 20,000 miles

Common Problems and Solutions:

Engine Overheating:

  • Symptoms: High coolant temperature gauge reading, steam or coolant leaking from the engine bay.
  • Solution: Check the coolant level, inspect for leaks, and ensure the cooling system is functioning properly.

Transmission Problems:

  • Symptoms: Difficulty shifting gears, slipping gears, or delayed engagement.
  • Solution: Check the transmission fluid level and condition, and have the transmission inspected by a qualified technician.

Brake Problems:

  • Symptoms: Spongy brake pedal, grinding or squealing noises, or poor braking performance.
  • Solution: Inspect the brake pads and rotors/drums for wear, and have the brake system inspected and repaired as needed.

This comprehensive Porsche 911 2001 (996) 3.6L Workshop Manual provides owners and technicians with the knowledge and resources they need to maintain and repair their vehicles. The detailed technical specifications, maintenance schedules, and common problems and solutions make this manual an invaluable resource for anyone who wants to keep their Porsche 911 in top condition.

Language: English
Format: PDF
Pages: 8239

Porsche 911 2001 (996) 3.6L Workshop Manual